Dr. Nibedita Bandyopadhyay

Assistant Professor
Department of English

Educational Qualifications

  • Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (Department of Humanities and Social Sciences) Ph.D. (August 2013 – June 2018) in English with specialization in Environmental Humanities, Postcolonial Ecocriticism, Ecofeminism and Literatures of the Global South
  • Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) with Junior Research Fellowship conducted by The University Grants Commission in 2012 Banaras Hindu University (Department of English, Faculty of Arts)
  • Master of Arts in English Hooghly Mohsin Government College (Department of English), affiliated to The University of Burdwan, West Bengal
  • Bachelor of Arts with Honours in English


Nibedita Bandyopadhyay has completed her Ph.D. in English Literature from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur after qualifying National Eligibility Test by the University Grants Commission with Junior Research Fellowship. She has done her Masters in English from Banaras Hindu University. In her thesis, she has researched on literature and postcolonial ecocriticism.As a doctoral student, she received a tuition grant from the prestigious School of Criticism and Theory (SCT) at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York to participate in a training programme and workshop on LiteraryTheory and Criticism. Shealso gota travel grant for the International Graduate Students by American Studies Association, Washington, D.C, for a seminar presentation in Denver. She has presented her research papers at different national and international conferences with travel grants. Before the pandemic, she participated in a conference on Digital Humanities at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire.She has quality publications in journals and books published by renowned publishers like Routledge: Taylor and Francis, Lexington: Rowman and Littlefield and so on. She is a member of the editorial board of a journal published by the Association for Literature and Environment (ASLE) Brazil. Her research interests mostly centre on literature and Environmental Humanities. She has been invited as a guest speaker on the topic of literature and Environment for many lecture series. She participated in Global Initiative for Academic Networks (GIAN) Workshop in ‘Technology, Urban Space and Culture: Emerging paradigms for the Global India’ organised by Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur during her doctoral studies.After her doctorate, she has significant teaching experience as an Assistant Professor of English at SRM University Andhra Pradesh and Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology (Deemed to be university) Chennai.


  1. Bandyopadhyay, Nibedita. “The Green Sleuth’: An Analysis of Environmentalism in the Selected Detective Fictions of Sunil Gangopadhyay.” Green Letters: Studies in Ecocriticism, vol. 22, issue. 1, 2018, pp. 1-11, published by the USA and UK: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, PrintISSN: 1468-8417 Online ISSN: 2168-1414, Scopus Indexed, H-index 4, Doi: 10.1080/14688417.2018.1431142
  2. Bandyopadhyay, Nibedita. Review Article: “The Plurality and Playfulness of Provincial Writing: A review of Modernity and Provincial Writing: The Case of Manoj Das.” The Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities, vol. 9, issue. 1,pp. 350-354, 2017, Doi: 10.21659/rupkatha. V 9n1.37,ISSN 0975-2935, Scopus and EBSCO Indexed
  3. Bandyopadhyay, Nibedita. “An Ecofeminist Analysis of Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus.” Yearly Shakespeare, vol. 16, pp. 1-7, 2018, ISSN 0976-9536 International peer-reviewed journal
  4. Bandyopadhyay, Nibedita. “Role of Science and Technology as Metaphors in Thomas Pynchon’s Crying of Lot 49.” Criterion: An International Journal of English, vol. 5, issue. 1, pp.120-123, 2014, ISSN 09768165, indexed in MLA International Directory, Google Scholar and others, impact factor: 7